Senior Software Engineer - Site Reliability


Apr 11, 2019
San Francisco, CA Mountain View, CA & Seattle, WA, California



Senior Software Engineer – Site Reliability
Location: San Francisco, CA Mountain View, CA & Seattle, WA
Full Time

Job Desription
 The Role
Client is looking for a stellar software engineer who deeply understands SaaS infrastructure. As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that our platform's services are designed, implemented, deployed and operated such that they are highly available, performant and scalable. To be successful in this role, it would be ideal to have a mix of software development and infrastructure operations skill so that you can approach operability of our infrastructure with a software engineering perspective.

Responsibilities 
§  Architect backend services, Datastores, Pub/Sub services, API gateways, etc.
§  Implement a robust monitoring and notification platform that includes all aspects of the services
§  Create and maintain documentation on installations, procedures and requirements for all backend systems and processes
§  Create cross functional on-call schedules and participate in on-call rotation
§  Active participant in breaking down Client’s existing service into scalable, reliable services and evangelize Service Oriented Architecture best practices across Client
§  Drive engineering practices to move from CI to CD

The Stack
The core technology is Node.js, Express, Redis, Pizza, RabbitMQ, Postgres on Heroku. We also use distributed systems that communicate with our one of a kind Bake-On-The-Way food delivery platform, food prep robotics and several other SaaS providers.

Requirements
§  Experience in building highly scalable and reliable  SaaS platforms
§  Experience in Public  Cloud infrastructure AWS / Azure / GCP
§  Experience in distributed computing - Hadoop / Spark
§  Experience in Kubernetes / Docker ecosystem
§  Expert in Event Streaming / Reactive design using Message Queues - Kafka / RabbitMQ
§  Expert in SQL & NoSQL data stores - MySQL / PostgreSQL, Cassandra /MongoDB
§  Experience with Document stores like ElasticSearch
§  Experience in Configuration management like Chef / Ansible / Salt
§  Strong Linux / Unix System Administration skills
§  5-10 years experience as a professional software engineer
§  Ability to code in one or more programming languages (Java / Go / Node.js)
§  A strong sense of ownership and team responsibility
§  Comfortable with a 24/7/365 always-up, always available production services
§  Must be able to adjust to constant business change, including new requirements and emerging technologies
§  Authorized to work in the U.S.
§  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent work experience

 Bonus Points
§  Previous experience at a startup
§  Knowledge of administering diverse micro services in a production environment
§  Experience with API Gateway architectures
§  Experience with HAProxy and other load balancing technologies
§  Experience with delivery and logistics systems, particularly at scale

What We Offer
§  100% company-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for you and 75% for your dependents
§  Flexible Time Off
§  Daily catered lunch
§  Dog friendly office 
§  Free and discounted pizza!
§  The opportunity to work with an incredibly supportive team of thinkers and innovators

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